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Acid Phosphatase, Total, Serum

Components

Name Method Department Units
Acid Phosphatase, Total Quantitative Enzymatic
Send Out U/L

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1.5 mL
Stability

Frozen - 1 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 1 hour, separate supernatant and freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube
  • Non frozen specimen
  • Plasma unacceptable
  • Hemolyzed specimen

Comments

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Critical Frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

CPT Code

  • 84060